The wait is almost over hockey fans! The Traverse City Prospects Tournament gets underway tomorrow and NHL training camps open in less than a week, the torture is almost over. To add to the excitement of hockey returning, the NFL football season kicks off tonight! Man it’s good to be able to watch hockey and football again, it’s been a long offseason.
In honour of hockey being right around the corner and football kicking back up tonight, there will be a smorgasbord of stories in today’s Daily Dashboard.
By now I’m sure you’ve seen the Buffalo Sabres new 3rd jersey’s and have formed your opinions on the yellowness. Instant reaction on twitter- myself included- was that the jersey’s were atrocious, but they’re starting to grow on me. But does anyone really like the Nasvhille Predators old jersey’s… Oh wait you mean these are actually the Sabres 3rd jersey’s? My mistake. [Bleacher Report]
JJ Watt, one of the NFL’s best defencive ends is a hockey fan. Who would have thunk? [MMQB]
The Toronto Maple Leafs are in danger of losing promising prospect Nazem Kadri, who’s to blame? [The Puck Stops Here]
There’s a nasty rumour that the Calgary Flames front office is about to become more truculent. That’s right, Brian Burke is rumoured to be heading to Calgary to accept a front office position. [Puck Daddy]
Have you ever wondered what a NHL team full of undrafted players would look like? Check it out, they might not actually be terrible. [NHL Numbers]
Where is the middle ground in the Nazem Kadri contract talks? [Bleacher Report]
Buffalo Sabres prospect Mikhail Grigorenko has been ruled ineligible for this weekends Prospect Tournament. [NHL]
Can Sidney Crosby lead the league in scoring next season? Pro tip, he might want to stop hitting his head first. [TSN]
With the NFL about to kickoff the Buffalo Bills will be starting EJ Manuel at QB. [CBS Sports]
Before the first kickoff be sure to check out the 2013 NFL season predictions. [CBC Sports]